AW: critiques of sacrifice

Axel Michaels axel.michaels at YAHOO.DE
Mon Apr 19 20:02:38 UTC 2010

Anguttaranikaya IV 39 is a locus classicus for the critique of the Buddha on sacrifices
Prof. Dr. Axel Michaels
Acting Director Excellence Cluster "Asia and Europe in a Global Context", Sprecher des SFB 619 ("Ritualdynamik")

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Von: Finnian Moore Gerety <fmgerety at FAS.HARVARD.EDU>
Gesendet: Montag, den 19. April 2010, 21:39:11 Uhr
Betreff: critiques of sacrifice

Dear List--
Can anyone recommend primary or secondary literature on critiques of Vedic
sacrifice and orthopraxy? I am interested in Buddhist & Jain critiques as
well as those from within the Brahmanic fold.


Finnian Moore Gerety

doctoral student, Dept. of Sanskrit & Indian Studies, Harvard University

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